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ARCATA - Arcata’s innovation overlay zone proposal is moving forward along with possible land use suspensions at Wednesday's council meeting. 

The zone would allow medical marijuana entrepreneurs to cultivate and grow their product at the former Humboldt Flakeboard Plant on West End Road. A moratorium would be placed on all other areas in the city, prohibiting medical marijuana...

ARCATA – With the popularity of dog parks growing on the North Coast, the city of Arcata might be the next to develop one.

Arcata has over 18 miles of trails and open areas where dogs are allowed on a leash, but there is yet to be a designated area where they can run free and mingle.

"We have 25 plus people parks in Arcata, and zero dog parks and the reality is, people either...

ARCATA- The City of Arcata says it has dropped it's total monthly electrical use by over 1.3 million kilowatt hours since it's high energy use tax was implemented November of 2013.

The tax charges residential electricity use in excess of 600 percent of baseline use. As of this April, only 76 out of 85 hundred meters fall into that taxable high energy use range. That's down from 633 in...

EUREKA- Starting Tuesday adults 55 and older living on a low to moderate income can purchase discounted firewood thanks to a partnership between the Humboldt Senior Resource Center and the sheriff's office.

Those eligible can purchase a firewood voucher at the Humboldt Senior Resource Center.

The vouchers cost between 78 to 121 dollars a cord based on household size and income....

FORTUNA- The crunching of old redwood echoed throughout Main Street Tuesday, a sign that a community is moving forward.

For some it was an emotional day in Fortuna as the first pieces of the Historic Star Hotel building began to fall.

It's all part of scheduled demolition and what the community says is the beginning of a new chapter.

"Every time I drove by it was sad to...

EUREKA- Resident program members of Eureka Rescue Mission have begun their summer cleanups of Eureka’s Old Town and Downtown areas.

The Eureka Rescue Mission has used resident members for the cleanups, in partnership with Eureka Main Street, for the last ten years to help the city make up for losses in the Parks and Recreation Department. The members work year round and began their...

Eureka- After just one day on the job, Paul Helliker, the new General Manager of the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District says he's looking forward to working on a couple things in particular, with his new role.

"The water resources planning effort that's been going on for a number of years. Looking at water resources that Humboldt Bay has available and different ways this could be...

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools officials have shared the district’s spending plans under a new state mandated formula.

The Local Control Funding Formula is in its second year and gives local school districts more control when spending their state funding. As part of the new system, each district must create a Local Control Accountability Plan each year, which the Board of Trustees shared...